Toronto Old English Colloquium 2014

February 27, 2014 by Communications

Thursday, 1 May

2:00-5:00pm: Digital Humanities Workshop with Alexandra Bolintineanu (CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, U of Toronto)
For Call for Participation and more information about this Workshop see here.

Friday, 2 May 2014

9:00am: Session I
Chair: Mary Catherine Davidson (York University)
Stephen Pelle (Mellon Fellow, PIMS): Contextualizing the Anglo-Saxon Composite Homily

10:15am: Break

10:30am: Session II
Chair: James Weldon (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Antonette diPaolo Healey (University of Toronto): Mapping Metaphors

11:45am: Break

12:00pm: Session III
Chair: Alexandra Bolintineanu (CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto)
Digital Humanities Workshop Presentation

12:45-2:15pm: Lunch

2:15pm: Session IV
Chair: Ian McDougall (University of Toronto)
M. J. Toswell (Western University): The genres of the Old English psalms, and their influence on poetry

3:30pm: Break

3:45pm: Session V
Chair: David Townsend (University of Toronto)
Samantha Zacher (Cornell University): The Imaginary Jew in Anglo-Saxon England

All sessions will take place at the Centre for Medieval Studies, Room 301. All are welcome.

For more information, please contact Fabienne Michelet ( or Megan Cavell (

This event is sponsored by the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Department of English, the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies and St Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.

To download the program click here.